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Coca-Cola to upgrade facilities in Great Britain

November 28, 2011
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WAKEFIELD, U.K. — Coca-Cola Enterprises has announced a £50 million ($77.77 million) investment across three of its sites in Great Britain, according to a press release.

Approximately £30m is being invested in a new automated warehouse at Wakefield, which is the largest and most environmentally efficient bottling plant of its kind in Europe, the release stated.

The company will also invest £5.4m in a number of projects at its East Kilbride site and £15m to boost production capabilities at its Sidcup site.

“We are committed to manufacturing in this country and are proud that 95 percent of what we sell is made in Great Britain. The £50m investment is crucial to developing our business in line with our fundamental objective to grow more, while minimizing our impact on the environment,” said Simon Baldry, managing director of Coca-Cola Enterprises in Great Britain.
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